G Narayanaswamy, GN to his vast army of friends and admirers, was sharp, quick-witted and intelligent. Born to a village school headmaster and mother who milked cows to make two ends meet, the man who would later became the doyen of the accounting profession, was a typical rural lad who struck
In the demise of Rajalakshmi Parthasarathy (Mrs YGP) Chennai has lost one of its well-known colourful personalities. Over six decades she built a robust educational edifice, the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary Schools. In 1958 The school started with a handful of students at the terrace of her modest house
Sushma SWARAJ was one of the prized newer generation leaders of the BJP. She functioned as the chief minister of Delhi, later as Minister of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and Parliamentary Affairs under the Vajpayee government and as Minister of External Affairs (MEA) in the Modi. She vested these portfolios
In recent years Arun Jaitley’s was the most familiar face among Delhi’s politicians and intellegentia. He strode across the political scene a colossus. JAITLEY handled as Union Minister a variety of portfolios that included Finance, Defence, Law & Justice, Corporate Affairs, I&B, Disinvestment. The brilliant leader left his mark in each
Sheila Dikshit made a lasting contribution to raising the beauty and infrastructure of the national capital New Delhi as one comparable to several other world capitals. The best tribute to Sheila Dikshit came from her bitter political adversaries: from Narendra Modi and Amit Shah to Arvind Kejriwal. They paid lavish
Y C Deveshwar (YCD) was associated with ITC for 51 years. Of these, he headed the company for 23 years. He helped it emerge as a flourishing conglomerate engaged in financial services, edible oils, hotels, paper boards, real estate, a range of FMCG and lifestyle retailing businesses. The declining fortunes of
K Mahesh (1943-2019) The 100-plus your old TVS group boasts of being present in virtually every sector in the south. A metallurgy graduate from the famed Indian Institute of Technology- Madras, Mahesh, son of T S Krishna, led Sundaram Brake Linings with distinction. In the early 1960s, TVS entered the auto components sector.
C K Jaffer Sharief as Union Minister of Railways in the Narasimha Rao government initiated the move towards a uniform gauge for the railway. Remember the humongous costs and delays suffered with the multiplicity of gauges – broad gauge, meter gauge and even the narrow gauge- through transshipment of goods.